Goodbye AML Readers: It Was Fun While It Lasted, by Ollachi Holman

When I was a child I was told I could be anything I wanted to be. What I wanted to be changed over time. It changed with each new life experience, sometimes changing for love (stupid stupid) and sometimes changing based on condition. But there is one thing that has never changed and that is …

AML EXCLUSIVE: The Business of Music: Royalty Payments & Calculations in Nigeria’s Music Industry

Hi AML readers, this is it! This is my last week as an intern at AML. I have really enjoyed my time here and learnt a lot! I will be sharing all of my take away experiences with you soon. Until then, let’s talk royalties. Last week, my article on The Business of Music in …

The Business of Music: Songwriting in Nigeria’s Music Industry

I don’t know what it is about Rihanna but she just makes some killer tracks. She is so versatile. She can go from being extremely emotional, to straight ghetto, to party hopping, all in one album. Black people love her; white people love her; everybody loves some Rihanna. And now I realize why. The thing …

What You Say About My Momma: Have Nigerian Bloggers Gone Too Far?

With threats of legal action on the rise, it is only befitting that an article be written about this over cooked beef between Nigerian celebrities and Nigerian bloggers in today’s music and entertainment  industry. From Actor Richard Mofe Damijo threatening to sue Linda Ikeji over stories of his acquiring a 250 million Naira mansion last …